The PIVOTAL Trial: The Safety of Aggressive Radiation for Prostate Cancer

Doctor and Patient - Sperling Prostate Center
Thanks to PSA screening and early detection, most prostate cancer (PCa) is diagnosed while it is still contained in the prostate gland. This implies favorable odds that any whole-gland treatment is potentially curative: radical prostatectomy, beam radiation, brachytherapy (seed implants), cryotherapy (freezing), or HIFU. For patients whose PCa exists as an unifocal disease—that is, an keep reading

Yoga for Prostate Cancer?

Yoga for Prostate Cancer - Sperling Prostate Center
Yoga for prostate cancer? It all began with the side effects of radiation treatment for prostate cancer (PCa). External beam radiation may be the right treatment for certain patients, but it can have downsides because it affects healthy cells as well as the cancer cells. Most of radiation’s side effects are not severe and patients keep reading
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